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Arts & Culture School Programs


YAI Arts & Culture offers dynamic, hands-on instruction in the arts for students K-12, taught by experienced, professional teaching artists. Now a contracted vendor for the Department of Education.

● General Education ● Special Education & Inclusion Classes ● ELL ● At-Risk Students

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YAI Arts & Culture works with schools to access the city's finest sports, entertainment, and cultural activities. We can create customized group experiences, including pre- and post-event workshops to enhance the experience of your students.
Live Performances / Customized Assemblies Icon LIVE PERFORMANCES / CUSTOMIZED ASSEMBLIES
YAI Arts & Culture brings musicians, storytellers, dancers, magicians, and actors to your school to thrill young audiences. Customized live performances reflect the unique cultural needs and interests of each audience.
Artist Residencies In The Classroom Icon ARTISTS RESIDENCIES IN THE CLASSROOM
Through this unique program, a teaching artist will join your school for eight weeks or longer to provide instruction in visuals arts, dance, music, or drama. We can align our program to classroom curriculum in all subjects. Each residency ends in a culminating exhibition or performance.
Special Education Arts Program Icon SPECIAL EDUCATION ARTS PROGRAMS
Our teaching artists are experts in their fields in the visual arts, dance, music and drama, and are highly experienced working with students of all abilities. Most workshops are multisensory, and can include reading readiness through the arts.
Youth Leadership And Conflict Resolution Workshops Icon YOUTH LEADERSHIP AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION WORKSHOPS
Two teaching artists/facilitators work with up to 32 students. Four hour-long sessions are offered over four weeks. Using roleplay, improvisation, and other theater techniques, the workshops address challenging topics, such as peer pressure and drug use. The program is for high school students but may be adapted for middle school students.



Our Programming is based on the Blueprint for Teaching & Learning in the Arts.

Interested in applying or learning more? 
Call 212.273.6184 or email: